Speaking

This talk I delivered at TEDxToronto should give you a sense of my speaking style – but I’m very adaptable to the needs and personality of your event. Interested in booking me? Visit my profile at the National Speakers Bureau.

January 31, 2015: Third annual women’s conference: Suppression of the oppression (facilitator), York University, Toronto ON

January 29, 2015: Moving beyond a world of violence (keynote), Fanshawe College, London ON

January 26, 2015: Cyber-bullying and cyber-misogyny (panel), University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga ON

January 14, 2015: Overcoming founder fatigue (panel), Volunteer Toronto, Toronto ON

January 8, 2015: Bullying and power, Ajax High School, Ajax ON (private event)

December 3, 2014: Montreal Massacre memorial (keynote), Mount Royal University, Calgary AB

November 21, 2014: What makes a man (2 panels), White Ribbon Campaign, Toronto ON

June 12, 2014: Domestic violence in online spaces (full-day keynote), Domestic Assault Review Team (DART), Goderich ON (private event)

May 24, 2014: Labour organizing in the 21st century (panel), Canadian Media Guild, Toronto ON

March 25, 2014: Social media 101 (facilitator), ArtReach Toronto, Toronto ON

March 4, 2014: Media coverage of sexual violence on campus [pdf] (panel), METRAC and the Ryerson University School of Journalism, Toronto ON (Watch the video)

March 3, 2014: Social media as a civic engagement tool (facilitator), Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, Toronto ON

November 26, 2013: Advocacy, public speaking & media training (private event for youth), Because I am a Girl Canada, Toronto ON

November 22, 2013: Youth panel on gender, consent and technology (moderator), White Ribbon’s What Makes a Man conference, Toronto ON

November 9, 2013: Consent Culture (panel moderator), Playground Conference, Toronto ON

October 30, 2014: Drunk Feminist Films: The Craft viewing party, Toronto ON

October 25-27, 2013: Makes that empower diverse audiences (facilitator), Mozilla Festival (#mozfest), London UK

October 19, 2013: Women’s Leadership Summit: Redefining, redistributing and revolutionizing gender in leadership (panel), YWCA Hamilton & McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote Centre, Hamilton ON

October 3, 2013: Sexuality, anti-violence activism and social media: Challenges and opportunities (panel), McGill University Institute for Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies (in collaboration with the Canadian Women’s Foundation), Montréal, QC

September 26, 2013: TEDx Toronto 2013 (theme: The Choices We Make), Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto ON

September 23, 2013: What’s wrong with the MRA? The problem of men’s rights organizing (panel), University of Toronto DisOrientation Week, Toronto ON

September 23, 2013: Privacy in the digital age (panel hosted by rdigitalife & The Walrus Magazine), Social Media Week, Toronto ON

July 18, 2013: Drunk Feminist Films: Mean Girls viewing party, Academy of the Impossible, Toronto ON

May 23, 2013: Taking the Rape out of Culture (facilitator), Academy of the Impossible, Toronto ON

April 20, 2013: Stopping Revenge Porn: An Intervention (facilitator), Academy of the Impossible, Toronto ON

April 18, 2013: Hacking Reality: Communities and Confrontation (facilitator), Academy of the Impossible, Toronto ON

March 31, 2013: Game of Thrones Viewing Party, Academy of the Impossible, Toronto ON

March 28, 2013: Campaign School: Speaking to the Media (facilitator), Academy of the Impossible, Toronto ON

February 28, 2013: Censored (a Freedom to Read Week event), Book & Periodical Council in partnership with Raconteurs, The Garrison, Toronto ON

February 2, 2013: Campaign School: Media Training (facilitator), Academy of the Impossible, Toronto ON

January 24, 2013: Impossible Identities: Power and Performance (facilitator), Academy of the Impossible, Toronto ON

December 6, 2012: Speak Up! Reflections on Gendered Violence and Words as Weapons (panel), Centre for Social Innovation, Toronto ON

December 5, 2012: Law Society of Upper Canada, Annual Lunch to Commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, in memory of the Montréal Massacre, Toronto ON (private event)

November 28, 2012: Trolling for Trouble: Online Actions and Offline Consequences, TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin (introductory speaker, co-producer)

November 15, 2012: Impossible Ideas: Anonymity & Accountability (panel), Academy of the Impossible, Toronto ON

November 11, 2012: Sexuality & Privilege Panel, Playground Conference, Toronto ON

October 18, 2012:  Activate TO: Political Activism, Community Outreach, and Thoughtful Action, Ryerson University, Toronto ON